Gillian Wear, Self-portrait at three years old2004. Photo: © Gillian Wearing In the early 1990s, conceptual artist Gillian Wearing began to make a name for herself creating guerrilla-style faith-based performances with volunteers she recruited from the streets or from newspaper advertisements. At the time, she was in her twenties andRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Cathy Cone “A Capella Crack” Like visual analogues of a foreign language, Cathy ConeThe black and white photographs of escape easy interpretation. Viewers may wonder what happened just before an image was created, or if any clues to the mystery lurk beyond the frame. WhatRead More →

Click to enlarge Pamela Polston © ️ Seven days Extract from the installation “Objects of Empire” by Bradley Borthwick Bradley Borthwickthe exhibition of “Empire Items“conveys more than it first appears. In the gallery on the second floor of Burlington’s BCA Center, warm spotlights focus on two rather austere installations. TheRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Erin Jenkins / BMAC From left to right: “Our unfinished business”, “88” and “Taser” William ransomexposure could make you sneeze. “Keep Up / Hold Up”, on display at Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, has two unexpected olfactory elements: pine tar and burnt wood. Their nose-ticklingRead More →

In his new exhibition “Alone In This Together”, now presented at M. David et Cie Gallery, painter Mary DeVincentis expresses the heightened sense of mortality that has resonated throughout the past year of the pandemic. Using mixed media, ranging from flash paint to plastic skeletons, DeVincentis creates poignant narratives drawnRead More →

There is a certain amount of energy and movement in all art forms. Theater, dance and music all share clear paths to exuberance and animation. Visual art can also take the form of form and energy. “Afterimages: Geometric Abstraction and Perception,” on display at the Akron Art Museum through Jan.Read More →

Click to enlarge “Injustice Of Silence”, wood-fired ceramic, porcelain, glass, steel, 63 “x 25” x 25 “, 2017 Paddling is a term used by ceramic artists to refer to the gentle tapping and shaping of malleable clay shapes with flattened wooden tools. The six large ceramic sculptures by the Anglo-AmericanRead More →

A letter from the souls of the dead silently points in several directions at once. This exhibition by Aki Onda (they / them), artist and composer currently based in Japan, opened at Portland Institute of Contemporary Art July 10 to an enthusiastic audience. Masked attendees filled her warehouse to watchRead More →

Click to enlarge Luke Awtry Christy mitchell A Smart Message begins with the very title of Christy Mitchell’s latest solo installation at Burlington’s SPACE gallery. “Holding Pattern” is a double meaning – at least – and a meaning is immediately evident in Mitchell’s use of old-fashioned pattern wallpaper. Less obviousRead More →

Sigma has redesigned its popular 105mm macro lens for mirrorless cameras. Angela Nicholson watches closely Since its announcement in 2011, Sigma’s 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM macro lens has been on nearly every macro lens recommendation list. This is a widely respected optic that is available in a rangeRead More →

A few years ago in my old borough of Queens, I came across an ornamental column in the middle of the rubbish on the sidewalk. Regret prompted me to back down and bring the plaster orphan home. He has since moved with me to Chicago, where, wearing a pothos, heRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Michael Sacca Installation in the Equinox Highlands natural area Works of art generally don’t share space with 142 species of endangered birds, bobcats, and bats. But the Raven Ridge Natural Area, which straddles parts of Hinesburg, Charlotte and Monkton, is not a conventional gallery. FarRead More →

As we seek to share the diverse and complex stories that make up the Jewish tradition, we are launching a blog series through which we will share the insights and expertise of JArts’ artistic advisors. Never miss the best stories and events! To have Boston Jew this week. Here areRead More →

Color, shape, texture, concepts and meaning can be achieved through a variety of mediums. Textile artists, through their chosen materials, have long held the strings of one of the most powerful and enduring vehicles to share visual research. “The Ardent Thread”, the current exhibition on display until September 5 atRead More →